The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Adobe products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Adobe over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within Adobe Systems, Inc.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Adobe
Rank 190 173 191
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +18
Contract jobs citing Adobe 594 610 524
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.11% 1.27% 1.05%
As % of the Vendors category 2.47% 2.77% 2.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 369 410 309
Average daily rate
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£335 £328 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.29% -6.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £186 £171 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £318
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -1.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 16 20
Average hourly rate £19.44 £17.50 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.07% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.90 £14.80 £11.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.90 £23.50 £20.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-14.47% +11.76%
Adobe
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Vendors Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
24019 22059 23454
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.06% 46.04% 46.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 14298 12809 12453
Average daily rate £395 £390 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.28% -1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1173 1068 1234
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.85 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.86% -6.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.11 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-0.62% -4.67%

Adobe
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Adobe across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Adobe Jobs Demand Trend in England

Adobe
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Adobe across the England region.

Adobe Daily Rate Trend in England

Adobe
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Adobe across the England region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

Adobe Daily Rate Histogram in England

Adobe
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Adobe across the England region.

Adobe Hourly Rate Trend in England

Adobe
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Adobe across the England region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

Adobe Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Adobe
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Adobe within the England region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -30 315 £365 +4.28% 63
South East +6 95 £313 +1.62% 36
East of England -24 43 £373 +12.87% 14
East Midlands +35 42 £315 +5.00% 12
West Midlands -11 27 £325 +52.94% 17
North West 0 25 £319 +6.25% 17
Yorkshire -4 25 £275 -10.20% 13
South West -37 16 £350 +7.69% 20
North East -35 4 £438 - 2
Adobe
UK

Adobe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Adobe also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Adobe.

1 503 (42.45%) HTML
2 442 (37.30%) Photoshop
2 442 (37.30%) CSS
3 350 (29.54%) JavaScript
4 302 (25.49%) User Experience
5 287 (24.22%) Adobe Illustrator
6 247 (20.84%) Agile Software Development
7 240 (20.25%) Java
8 217 (18.31%) HTML5
9 194 (16.37%) Adobe CQ
10 188 (15.86%) Marketing
11 176 (14.85%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 158 (13.33%) CSS3
13 154 (13.00%) jQuery
14 128 (10.80%) XML
14 128 (10.80%) Finance
15 119 (10.04%) Flash
16 118 (9.96%) CMS
17 116 (9.79%) Degree
18 115 (9.70%) Microsoft
19 114 (9.62%) E-Commerce
20 110 (9.28%) Dreamweaver
21 100 (8.44%) OO
22 99 (8.35%) InDesign
22 99 (8.35%) Axure RP
23 93 (7.85%) Banking
24 86 (7.26%) Oracle
25 85 (7.17%) MS Office
26 79 (6.67%) AngularJS
27 77 (6.50%) Web Design

Adobe
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Adobe also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Adobe. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 194 (16.37%) Adobe CQ
2 118 (9.96%) CMS
3 31 (2.62%) SharePoint
4 29 (2.45%) WordPress
5 21 (1.77%) Node.js
6 20 (1.69%) LiveCycle
7 19 (1.60%) Drupal
8 16 (1.35%) WebSphere
8 16 (1.35%) WebLogic
8 16 (1.35%) IIS
8 16 (1.35%) Tomcat
9 15 (1.27%) SAS
10 14 (1.18%) Apache
11 11 (0.93%) JBoss
11 11 (0.93%) IBM Notes
12 8 (0.68%) Lotus Domino
12 8 (0.68%) GlassFish
12 8 (0.68%) Lync
13 7 (0.59%) Apache Solr
14 6 (0.51%) Documentum
Applications
1 442 (37.30%) Photoshop
2 287 (24.22%) Adobe Illustrator
3 176 (14.85%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 99 (8.35%) InDesign
5 85 (7.17%) MS Office
6 63 (5.32%) Adobe Captivate
7 62 (5.23%) MS Excel
8 53 (4.47%) Fireworks
9 45 (3.80%) OmniGraffle
10 38 (3.21%) Acrobat
11 35 (2.95%) MS PowerPoint
12 31 (2.62%) Adobe After Effects
13 23 (1.94%) AutoCAD
14 18 (1.52%) Revit
15 17 (1.43%) MS Visio
16 13 (1.10%) SPSS
17 12 (1.01%) FrameMaker
18 11 (0.93%) MS Project
18 11 (0.93%) Final Cut Pro
19 8 (0.68%) CINEMA 4D
Business Applications
1 22 (1.86%) SiteCatalyst
2 15 (1.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 14 (1.18%) Google Analytics
4 8 (0.68%) WebTrends
5 7 (0.59%) Murex MxG2000
6 6 (0.51%) SAP CRM
6 6 (0.51%) Magento
7 5 (0.42%) Maximo
7 5 (0.42%) SAP HR
8 4 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
8 4 (0.34%) Remedy ITSM
8 4 (0.34%) Optimost
8 4 (0.34%) TRIRIGA
9 1 (0.084%) Markit EDM
9 1 (0.084%) SAP MII
9 1 (0.084%) SAP APO
9 1 (0.084%) Tridion
9 1 (0.084%) LatentZero
9 1 (0.084%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (0.42%) SaaS
2 4 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (0.25%) IaaS
4 2 (0.17%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (0.17%) Amazon S3
4 2 (0.17%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.084%) Responsys
5 1 (0.084%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 44 (3.71%) Internet
2 29 (2.45%) Intranet
3 9 (0.76%) DNS
4 8 (0.68%) FTP
4 8 (0.68%) LAN
5 7 (0.59%) HTTP
6 6 (0.51%) VPN
7 5 (0.42%) Firewall
8 4 (0.34%) Extranet
8 4 (0.34%) WAN
9 3 (0.25%) DHCP
10 2 (0.17%) Ethernet
10 2 (0.17%) TCP/IP
10 2 (0.17%) 3G
10 2 (0.17%) DSL
10 2 (0.17%) SAN
10 2 (0.17%) PuTTY
10 2 (0.17%) IP Telephony
11 1 (0.084%) Reverse Proxy
11 1 (0.084%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (3.54%) SQL Server
2 28 (2.36%) MySQL
3 20 (1.69%) Big Data
4 16 (1.35%) Oracle Database
5 12 (1.01%) NoSQL
6 10 (0.84%) MongoDB
7 8 (0.68%) Data Warehouse
8 7 (0.59%) InterSystems Cache
9 6 (0.51%) SQL Server 2005
9 6 (0.51%) SQL Server 2008
9 6 (0.51%) Oracle Database 10g
9 6 (0.51%) SQL Server 2000
9 6 (0.51%) Relational Database
10 5 (0.42%) SQL Navigator
10 5 (0.42%) Crystal Reports
11 4 (0.34%) MS Access
11 4 (0.34%) Oracle Database 11g
12 3 (0.25%) Spotfire
12 3 (0.25%) QlikView
12 3 (0.25%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 110 (9.28%) Dreamweaver
2 99 (8.35%) Axure RP
3 54 (4.56%) Subversion
4 37 (3.12%) WebDriver
4 37 (3.12%) Git (software)
5 30 (2.53%) Cucumber
6 27 (2.28%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 26 (2.19%) TeamCity
8 25 (2.11%) Selenium
8 25 (2.11%) Grunt
9 24 (2.03%) Jenkins
9 24 (2.03%) Maven
10 23 (1.94%) JUnit
11 22 (1.86%) Hudson
12 21 (1.77%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 20 (1.69%) Bower
14 19 (1.60%) Mockito
15 18 (1.52%) JBehave
15 18 (1.52%) Eclipse
16 14 (1.18%) Visual Studio
General
1 188 (15.86%) Marketing
2 128 (10.80%) Finance
3 93 (7.85%) Banking
4 45 (3.80%) Publishing
5 44 (3.71%) Retail
6 37 (3.12%) Advertising
7 29 (2.45%) Legal
7 29 (2.45%) Investment Banking
8 28 (2.36%) Front Office
9 23 (1.94%) Automotive
10 20 (1.69%) Games
11 19 (1.60%) Telecoms
12 18 (1.52%) Manufacturing
13 12 (1.01%) Law
14 9 (0.76%) Financial Institution
15 6 (0.51%) Back Office
15 6 (0.51%) Interactive Media
15 6 (0.51%) Retail Banking
16 5 (0.42%) Electronics
16 5 (0.42%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 433 (36.54%) Developer
2 345 (29.11%) Designer
3 101 (8.52%) Analyst
4 87 (7.34%) Web Developer
5 83 (7.00%) Web Designer
6 81 (6.84%) Architect
7 78 (6.58%) UX Designer
8 61 (5.15%) Front-End Developer
9 58 (4.89%) UI Developer
10 56 (4.73%) UI Designer
11 50 (4.22%) UI Programmer
12 47 (3.97%) Consultant
13 46 (3.88%) Digital Designer
14 45 (3.80%) Java Developer
14 45 (3.80%) Graphic Designer
15 34 (2.87%) Junior
16 27 (2.28%) Author
16 27 (2.28%) Photoshop Designer
17 26 (2.19%) Senior Designer
18 25 (2.11%) Visual Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 503 (42.45%) HTML
2 442 (37.30%) CSS
3 217 (18.31%) HTML5
4 158 (13.33%) CSS3
5 154 (13.00%) jQuery
6 128 (10.80%) XML
7 119 (10.04%) Flash
8 79 (6.67%) AngularJS
9 75 (6.33%) XHTML
10 72 (6.08%) Apache Flex
11 53 (4.47%) Spring
12 50 (4.22%) Ajax
13 47 (3.97%) .NET
14 44 (3.71%) Sass
15 43 (3.63%) JSON
16 41 (3.46%) Web Services
17 36 (3.04%) REST
18 34 (2.87%) Hibernate
19 32 (2.70%) LESS
20 30 (2.53%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 302 (25.49%) User Experience
2 76 (6.41%) Mobile App
3 60 (5.06%) Analytical Skills
4 59 (4.98%) E-Learning
5 51 (4.30%) Social Media
6 49 (4.14%) Graphic Design
7 38 (3.21%) Animation
8 36 (3.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 28 (2.36%) W3C
10 24 (2.03%) Visualisation
10 24 (2.03%) Open Source
11 21 (1.77%) Learning Management System
11 21 (1.77%) RIA
12 19 (1.60%) Enterprise Software
13 18 (1.52%) Computer Science
14 17 (1.43%) Digital Media
15 14 (1.18%) iPhone
15 14 (1.18%) Video Editing
15 14 (1.18%) Management Information System
16 11 (0.93%) Copywriting
Operating Systems
1 60 (5.06%) Windows
2 58 (4.89%) Android
3 57 (4.81%) Linux
4 54 (4.56%) Apple iOS
5 36 (3.04%) UNIX
6 19 (1.60%) Windows 7
7 16 (1.35%) Windows Server 2008
8 12 (1.01%) Windows XP
9 10 (0.84%) Windows Server 2003
10 9 (0.76%) Windows Server 2012
11 7 (0.59%) Mac OS
12 6 (0.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 6 (0.51%) Mac OS X
13 3 (0.25%) Windows Vista
14 2 (0.17%) Windows 8
14 2 (0.17%) Windows 2000
14 2 (0.17%) Solaris
14 2 (0.17%) Windows Phone
15 1 (0.084%) HPUX
15 1 (0.084%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 247 (20.84%) Agile Software Development
2 114 (9.62%) E-Commerce
3 100 (8.44%) OO
4 77 (6.50%) Scrum
4 77 (6.50%) Web Design
5 76 (6.41%) Content Management
6 74 (6.24%) Analytics
7 60 (5.06%) Project Management
7 60 (5.06%) Web Development
8 57 (4.81%) Responsive Web Design
9 47 (3.97%) SEO
10 44 (3.71%) MVC
11 43 (3.63%) TDD
12 42 (3.54%) Stakeholder Management
12 42 (3.54%) CRM
13 40 (3.38%) Web Analytics
13 40 (3.38%) Continuous Integration
14 39 (3.29%) UX Design
15 35 (2.95%) Migration
15 35 (2.95%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 350 (29.54%) JavaScript
2 240 (20.25%) Java
3 76 (6.41%) SQL
4 47 (3.97%) PHP
5 44 (3.71%) C#
6 23 (1.94%) PL/SQL
6 23 (1.94%) ActionScript
7 22 (1.86%) ABAP
8 21 (1.77%) C++
9 16 (1.35%) Shell Script
10 15 (1.27%) ActionScript 3.0
11 14 (1.18%) Ruby
12 11 (0.93%) SAPscript
13 8 (0.68%) XPath
14 7 (0.59%) ActionScript 2.0
14 7 (0.59%) C
15 6 (0.51%) Perl
15 6 (0.51%) VB.NET
16 5 (0.42%) XAML
17 4 (0.34%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 116 (9.79%) Degree
2 24 (2.03%) Security Cleared
3 13 (1.10%) SC Cleared
4 5 (0.42%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (0.25%) ISEB
5 3 (0.25%) Sun Certification
5 3 (0.25%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (0.17%) PMP
6 2 (0.17%) PMI Certification
6 2 (0.17%) MOS
6 2 (0.17%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (0.17%) MCP
6 2 (0.17%) MCSE
6 2 (0.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (0.17%) MCITP
6 2 (0.17%) CCNA
7 1 (0.084%) BC Cleared
7 1 (0.084%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (0.084%) HP AIS
7 1 (0.084%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (2.11%) QA
2 5 (0.42%) SLA
3 4 (0.34%) WCAG
3 4 (0.34%) WAI
4 1 (0.084%) JSP 440
4 1 (0.084%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 19 (1.60%) Active Directory
2 8 (0.68%) vSphere
3 7 (0.59%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.17%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.17%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.084%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.084%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 7 (0.59%) NetBackup
2 6 (0.51%) Casper Suite
3 4 (0.34%) SCCM
4 3 (0.25%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (0.25%) Puppet
5 2 (0.17%) Vagrant
5 2 (0.17%) Backup Exec
5 2 (0.17%) OpenSSO
5 2 (0.17%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (0.17%) Nagios
5 2 (0.17%) CA SiteMinder
6 1 (0.084%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.084%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 115 (9.70%) Microsoft
2 86 (7.26%) Oracle
3 63 (5.32%) SAP
4 25 (2.11%) hybris
5 23 (1.94%) VMware
6 22 (1.86%) Apple
7 21 (1.77%) Google
8 20 (1.69%) Omniture
9 17 (1.43%) Symantec
10 16 (1.35%) IBM
10 16 (1.35%) Facebook
11 14 (1.18%) Twitter
11 14 (1.18%) Citrix
11 14 (1.18%) Orchard
12 13 (1.10%) FatWire
12 13 (1.10%) Red Hat
13 12 (1.01%) McAfee
14 11 (0.93%) Lotus
14 11 (0.93%) DoubleClick
14 11 (0.93%) Neolane
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £400 - 500 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Opilio Recruitment
Rate: £60,000 - 64,999 per year + benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Yoh Company
Rate: £275 - £325 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £140 - £150 per day
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Understanding Recruitment
Rate: £180 - £200 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Clearwater People Solutions
Rate: £400 - £440 Per Day
Posted: Yesterday
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £11 - £13 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: market rate
Posted: 2 days ago
East London
Eaglecliff
Rate: From £220 to £250 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Eaglecliff
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Consol Partners
Salary: DOE
Posted: 2 days ago
Leicestershire
Edissero Ltd
Rate: £On application
Posted: 2 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 3 days ago
Northamptonshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £225 - £275 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Circle Recruitment
Rate: negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
Essex
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £25.00 - £35.00 per hour + market rates
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £20.00 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
Leicestershire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £180 - £200 per day
Posted: 4 days ago